How to Connect Bose Soundlink to Alexa? Easy Guide

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How to Connect Bose Soundlink to Alexa? To connect your Bose SoundLink speaker to Alexa, ensure your SoundLink is in pairing mode and then use the Alexa app to discover and connect to the speaker.

First, find the Bluetooth settings on your Alexa device!

There are two ways to find the Bluetooth settings on your Alexa device:

  1. Using the Alexa app:
    1. Open the Alexa app.
    2. Tap the Devices tab.
    3. Select your Alexa device.
    4. Tap Bluetooth Devices.
  2. Using voice commands:
    1. Say, “Alexa, open Bluetooth settings.”

Secondly, to pair your Soundlink Revolve with your Alexa device:

  1. Put your Soundlink Revolve in pairing mode. This is usually done by pressing and holding the Bluetooth button on the speaker for a few seconds.
  2. On your Alexa device, open the Alexa app and tap Devices > Echo & Alexa > your device > Bluetooth Devices > Pair a New Device.

To connect your Bose Soundlink to Alexa (Version: Original Soundlink Revolve.)

You will need to:

  1. Download the Bose Music app (iOS, Android) and Amazon Alexa app (iOS or Android). If already installed, update them if an update is needed.
  2. Open the Bose Music App and click, ‘Speakers & Soundbars’.
  3. Click ‘Add’.
  4. Enter your Wi-Fi Network Name and Password.
  5. Select a name for your device.
  6. Click Finish Setup to set up your Voice Assistant.
  7. Select ‘Amazon Alexa’.
  8. Select ‘Get Started’.

Once your Bose Soundlink is connected to Alexa, you can use your voice to control it. For example, you can say “Alexa, play music for exercise” or “Alexa, set the volume to 50%.”

Soundlink Revolve speakers that are compatible and not compatible with Alexa:

Soundlink Revolve and Soundlink Revolve+ models released after 2017 are compatible with Alexa.

ModelCompatible with Alexa
SoundLink Revolve (2017)No
SoundLink Revolve+ (2018)No
SoundLink Revolve II (2020)Yes

How to Set Up Amazon Alexa in Bose Portable Home Speaker?

Open Boss Monster App.

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Click Boss Speaker.

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Now, Go to settings.

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Scroll down and click Voice Assistant.

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Click Alexa.

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Click “Set it up“. And then “Get Started“.

Then “Continue Setup”.

On the next screen, you need to log in to your Amazon account.

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After login, select your country or region.

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Login to Boss.

It will take you to your voice assistant – Alexa.

Choose language and click OK.

You did it. Try any thing and click “Continue“.

You are done to Connect Bose Soundlink to Alexa.

Things to consider

  • Bose Soundlink Revolve does not have an integrated Alexa voice system, so you will need to use an external Alexa device, such as an Amazon Echo or Echo Dot.
  • Bose Music app to control the Soundlink Revolve, even if it is not connected to Alexa. This app allows you to adjust the sound settings, create and manage playlists, and update the firmware on the speaker.
  • Your Bose Soundlink Revolve speaker must be updated to the latest firmware.
  • Your Alexa device must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your Bose speaker.

Troubleshooting tips

Here are some troubleshooting tips if you are having trouble connecting your Bose Soundlink to Alexa:

  • Make sure that your Bose Soundlink is turned on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network as your phone or tablet.
  • To link your Bose SoundLink Revolve with Alexa, use the Bose Connect app to set up the speaker and then enable the Bose skill in the Alexa app to control it.
  • Make sure that you have the latest version of the Bose Music app and Amazon Alexa app.
  • Try restarting your Bose Soundlink and your phone or tablet.
  • Remove and re-add Alexa in the Bose Music app.
  • If Alexa won’t connect to your Bose SoundLink, check that both devices are in pairing mode and try restarting them before attempting to connect again.

Common Problems & Troubleshoot

  • Here are some common problems that people may encounter when trying to connect the Soundlink Revolve to Alexa:
    • The speaker is not detected by Alexa.
    • The connection drops out.
    • The speaker is not responding to voice commands.
  • To troubleshoot these problems, you can try the following:
    • Make sure that the speaker is turned on and Bluetooth is enabled.
    • Make sure that the Alexa device is close to the speaker.
    • Try restarting both devices.
    • Re-pair the speaker with the Alexa device.

Additional things to keep in mind

  • Bose Soundlink Revolve does not have an integrated Alexa voice system.
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